Sailboat Lashed by Waves as Virginia Hit by Winter Storm

A winter storm carrying heavy precipitation and gusty winds impacted Virginia on Monday, January 3, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.

Video shows a loose sailboat bashing against a sea wall at Norfolk Naval Station on Monday morning, filmed by Twitter user @ElevatorMyke64.

“It’s one hell of a storm here today,” he wrote on Twitter. According to local media, the boat later sank.

The NWS said travel conditions were “hazardous” in the area by 10 am. Parts of Virginia saw more than 14 inches of snow by 8 pm on Monday, the service said. Credit: @ElevatorMyke64 via Storyful

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